Up and down temperature trend continues in Minneapolis forecast
Yesterday we talked about why we’re switching back and forth between warmer and colder temperatures so frequently in the Twin Cities, and a lot of it has to do with the jetstream.
Here’s the jetstream graphic I shared yesterday:
There’s still that ridge of warm air over the Pacific Northwest, where we’re on the eastern periphery of that in Minnesota. Unfortunately, the jetstream dips south and allows colder air to move in as we head overnight.
Here’s a look at your Minneapolis 7 day forecast (and St. Paul 7 day forecast):
Follow Meteorologist Aaron Shaffer on Twitter. Aaron is a meteorologist who lives in Minneapolis, is on the Midtown Greenway Coalition's board of directors, and is the digital communications and social media associate for the nonprofit Avivo in Minneapolis. Deep down he's a weather geek and has a degree in Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences from UW-Madison to prove it. He's spent time working at TV stations in Wyoming, South Dakota, and Iowa prior to arriving in Minneapolis to work for WeatherNation and now forecasting for MinnyApple. His favorite weather career moment came while storm chasing for his Iowa station (he went on 40+ storm chases during that time), when he saw a mile-wide EF-4 rated tornado.